Math 1376 WS1 - Summer II

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MATH 1376- SUMMER II 2019

COURSE NUMBER:          MATH 1376-WS1

CRN Number:                   34778

COURSE TITLE:                 Calculus for Business and Economics II

PROFESSOR:                     Dr. Cyrus Malek

Email Address:           ( Must include your course name and number to get proper response)

Correspondence is to take place through the college email system, namely CougarMail, for reasons of confidentiality and privacy, or within CANVAS Platform.  Please include your full name and course number and section number in each email. You will get a respond to your email within two working day.


Office :   Spring Creek Campus  room J-226 ,Hours:    T,W  12:00-2:00   

Phone Number:                  972-881-5181

Last day to withdraw:         July 30, 2019   

Census Date;                        July 18, 2019    

COURSE DESCRIPTION: (Continuation of MATH 1325) In this course, application of differential equations, functions of several variables, Lagrange Multipliers, Least Squares Modeling, multiple integrals and infinite series will be covered. Basic concepts are related to multivariable calculus.


LAB HOURS: 1                   CLN/REC HOURS: 0

ASSESSMENTS: Prior to enrolling in this course, the student must demonstrate eligibility to enroll in the following: MATH 1376, or higher.

PREREQUISITE:                MATH 1325 

COREQUISITE:                   None


  1. Online  courses:Calculus with Applications, Lial / Greenwell / Ritchey, 11th edition,  Pearson Education. ISBN#: 9780133886832 with Access code  for  MyMathlab at Collin bookstore.
  2. Required Graphing Calculators are:TI 83 or TI 84 series, TI 86 or non-CAS TI-inspire. 

You can buy a new textbook from Collin's bookstores or from Pearson publisherLinks to an external site.. You need to have an access code to MyMathlab in order to be able to do HW assignments and exams. 

Instructions on how to enroll yourself in MyMathlab:

  1. Go to  www.mymathlab.comLinks to an external site.
  2. Click on Have a Class Key link, fill in the class key in the pop-up window.
  3. Create a user name and password for yourself and make sure you use your Cougar email as your official email address.
  4. You log in using your user name and password and Class key given in your CANVAS.



Upon completion of this course the students should be able to do the following: 

  1. Evaluate definite, indefinite and improper integrals including application to finding areas, consumer and producer’s surpluses and volumes of solids. 
  2. Use partial derivatives to determine local and absolute extrema with applications to continuous money flow, Lagrange Multipliers and total differentials. 
  3. Solve double integrals, separable and first order differential equations and find initial value problems. 
  4. Find geometric and infinite series. 
  5. Solve annuity and amortization problems with applications to business and economics. 


  1. Read assigned material as assigned in the course calendar.
  2. Watch all video lectures as assigned in the course calendar.
  3. Work and submit all assigned homework problems posted in MyMathlab.
  4. Complete and submit on time the four HW posted in MyMathlab.
  5. Complete and submit on time the four Exams posted in MyMathlab.
  6. Complete and submit on time the final exam posted in MyMathlab.


Video Lecture, Homework, and guided practice.


All Labs and Exams are online  using MyMathlab.

Exam # 1         20%            July 19-July 22  

( Two Hrs time limited test with one attempt .  It is an online exam and can be taken at the Testing Center or using ProctorU.)

Exam # 2         20%.                July 26-Jul 29  

( Two Hrs time limited test with one attempt .  It is an online exam and can be taken at the Testing Center or using ProctorU .)

Exam # 3         20%               Aug 2-Aug 5  

(Two Hrs time limited test with one attempt .  It is an online exam and can be taken at the Testing Center or using ProctorU.)

Exam # 4          20%                Aug 9-Aug 12   

(Two Hrs time limited test with one attempt . It is an online exam and can be taken at the Testing center or using ProctorU.)

Homework/Labs    20%

(HW set #1, HW set #2, HW set #3, HW set #4 and labs in MyMathlab)

Labs are impeded in HW sets.

Final Exam       20%              Aug 13  

(Two Hrs time limited test with one attempt . It Must be taken at the Testing Center or using ProctorU.) 

( A 3x5 index card with formulas  is allowed  for  Exams ) 

The lowest grade of exams 1,2,3 and 4 will be dropped.

Final exam grade will not be dropped under any circumstances.

All exams and final exam should be taken within a two-three  day time period assigned in Academic Calendar.

(90-100] = A     [80-90) = B      [70-80) = C     [60-70) = D    [0-60) = F

*Questions in Exams #1, #2, #3 and #4 are similar to the HW problems.

* Questions in Final exam are similar to the Final Exam Review questions. 

Makeup Policy: Every student is expected to take all exams and submit all HW/labs according to the course Calendar. No makeup is allowed under any circumstances and a zero grade will be assigned to every missed exam or HW. Your grade will be assigned based on the average of the above tasks. 

Course Repeat Policy: 

You may repeat this course only once after receiving a grade, including W. 

If you drop this class on or before census day, it will not count against you.

Course Withdrawal:

To drop this class, you need to do the following:

1- Attain a Drop/Add sheet from the registrar's office;

2- Turn in the complete form to the office of Admission and Records 972-881-5710 on or prior to the drop deadline date;

3- All students will receive an F if they do not finish this class and do not withdraw on or prior to the drop deadline date.

4- Make sure your six course limit is satisfied. For further details, check

Before you take each exams:

  • Do the homework both on MyMathlab and textbook, 
  • Do the HW at home or in the Math Lab, 
  • Review  homework problems , 
  • Use Math Lab, Access office, and MyMathlab for tutoring, 
  • Take exams according to the course calendar. 

We do not meet at all, but you are welcomed to see me in my office with an appointment. There are no actual lectures to attend. 


Watching the DVD series and completing all course material according to the course calendar are expected of all students.  If a student is unable to enroll online in MyMathlab or unable to access course material in CANVAS, it is his/her responsibility to contact Help Desk to resolve the issues .  Please see the schedule of classes for the last day to withdraw.


In accordance with section 51.911 of the Texas Education Code, the college will allow a student who is absent from class for the observance of a religious holy day to take an examination or complete an assignment scheduled for that day within a reasonable time. A copy of the state rules and procedures regarding holy days and the form for notification of absence from each class under this provision are available from the Admissions and Records Office.


 All students may repeat this course only once after receiving a grade, including W. For example students who have taken this course twice have to choose a different course to take after two trials.


It is the policy of Collin County Community College to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities. This College will adhere to all applicable Federal and State laws, regulations and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required to afford equal educational opportunity. It is the student's responsibility to contact the ACCESS Office (G-200) or 972.881.5898, (TDD 972.881.5950) in a timely manner if he/she desires to arrange for accommodations.


Every member of the Collin College community is expected to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity. Collin College may initiate disciplinary proceedings against a student accused of scholastic dishonesty. Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, statements, acts, or omissions related to applications for enrollment or the award of a degree, and/or the submission of one’s own work material that is not one’s own. Scholastic dishonesty may involve, but is not limited to, one or more of the following acts: cheating, plagiarism, collusion, use of annotated texts or teacher’s editions, use of information about exams posted on the Internet or electronic medium, and/or falsifying academic records. While specific examples are listed below, this is not an exhaustive list and scholastic dishonesty may encompass other conduct, including any conduct through electronic or computerized means: 

Plagiarism is the use of an author’s words or ideas as if they were one’s own without giving credit to the source, including, but not limited to, failure to acknowledge a direct quotation. 

 Cheating is the willful giving or receiving of information in an unauthorized manner during an examination; collaborating with another student during an examination without authority; using, buying, selling, soliciting, stealing, or otherwise obtaining course assignments and/or examination questions in advance, copying computer or Internet files, using someone else’s work for assignments as if it were one’s own; or any other dishonest means of attempting to fulfill the requirements of a course. 

Collusion is intentionally or unintentionally aiding or attempting to aid another in an act of scholastic dishonesty, including but not limited to, failing to secure academic work; providing a paper or project to another student; providing an inappropriate level of assistance; communicating answers to a classmate about an examination or any other course assignment; removing tests or answer sheets from a test site, and allowing a classmate to copy answers. See the current Collin Student Handbook for additional information.


The student will be responsible for knowing all definitions and statements of theorems for each section outlined in the following modules.


The student will be able to: 

  1. Learn about anti-derivatives and indefinite integrals. 
  2. Learn integration by substitution. 
  3. Learn about definite integral and area. 
  4. Evaluate definite integrals using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. 
  5. Find area between two curves. 
  6. Find the average value of a function.


The student will be able to: 

  1. Learn integration by parts. 
  2. Find volume. 
  3. Learn about continuous money flow. 
  4. Solve improper integrals. 
  5. Learn equations and functions of several variables, surfaces and level curves. 


The student will be able to: 

  1. Find partial derivatives. 
  2. Find relative maxima and minima. 
  3. Learn Lagrange multipliers. 
  4. Learn the chain rule and approximation by total differential. 
  5. Learn double integrals.


The student will be able to: 

  1. Find solutions of elementary and separable differential equations. 
  2. Solve linear first order differential equations. 
  3. Learn applications of differential equations. 
  4. Learn about geometric sequences. 
  5. Learn about annuities. 
  6. Learn about infinite series. 



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